2019 Conference for Mathematics,
Statistics and Computer Science

Sponsored by Dalhousie University, CGI, Science Atlantic, AARMS,
and ShiftKey Labs

Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS – October 25th-27th, 2019

This October 26th and 27th, 2019, the Dalhousie University will be hosting the Annual Conference for Science Atlantic Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science, and the annual AARMS Workshop on Sunday, October 27th, 2019.

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Registration

Please use the following link to register for the conference: Registration

Registration fees are paid separately using the following link (PayPal or Credit card): Payment Form
or directly by sending a cheque to: Vlado Keselj, Faculty of Computer Science, Dalhousie University, 6050 University Ave, Halifax, NS B3H 4R2
payable to "Dalhousie University" with memo "MSCS 2019 conf.".

Registration Fees
Undergraduate students: $70
Graduate students: $90
Faculty members: $130
Additional optional banquet fee(*): $20

Note 1: (*) $20 banquet fee is applicable only if the registration fee is paid as well. If you are interested in extra banquet tickets, please get in touch with Vlado Keselj (vlado@dnlp.ca).

Note 2: There is an additional registration process for the programming contest that must also be completed by the deadline.

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Call for Abstracts

This October 25th to 27th, the Dalhouise University will be hosting the Annual Conference for Science Atlantic in Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science. We are pleased to announce that abstracts are now being accepted for oral presentations. This is an excellent opportunity for students to develop their presentation skills and to receive valuable feedback from several professors from Atlantic universities.

When submitting your abstracts, please follow carefully the formatting guidelines.

Abstract Formatting Guidelines:

Abstracts have to be submitted through this link.

Deadline for abstract submissions is Thursday, October 17th, 2019.

Abstract submission requires prior registration, so you may want to visit the following Science Atlantic landing page.

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Program

A tentative program is posted below:

Friday, 25 October 2019
TimeEventLocation
10:00-17:30Registration 1st floor CS Goldberg bldg
11:30-12:00Programming Competition Meeting Auditorium rm127, CS Goldberg bldg
12:00-17:00Programming Competition Labs 134 and 143, CS Goldberg bldg
13:30-17:30Registration (2nd desk) Room 117 (in front), Dunn building
14:00-17:00Mathematics Competition Room 117, Dunn building
14:45-15:45Joint Committee Meeting Slonim rm430, CS Goldberg bldg
16:00-17:00CS Committee Meeting Slonim rm430, CS Goldberg bldg
16:00-17:00Math Committee Meeting Auditorium rm127, CS Goldberg bldg
17:30-19:00Pizza Party Atrium 1st floor, Rowe building
19:00-19:30Sponsor Presentations or "Fun Activities" Potter Auditorium rm1028, Rowe building
19:30-20:30Blundon Lecture (Math) – Dave Kung, University of Maryland Potter Auditorium rm1028, Rowe building
20:30-21:30Reception Atrium 1st floor, Rowe building
Saturday, 26 October 2019
TimeEventLocation
08:30-17:00Registration Atrium 1st floor, Rowe building
09:00-10:30Contributed Talks Rooms 1011, 1014, 1016, Rowe building
10:30-11:00Coffee Break Atrium 1st floor, Rowe building
11:00-12:00Sedgwick Lecture (CS) – Jeffrey Shallit, University of Waterloo Potter Auditorium rm1028, Rowe building
12:00-13:30Lunch Break Atrium 1st floor, Rowe building
13:30-15:00Contributed Talks Rooms 1011, 1014, 1016, 1020, Rowe building
15:00-15:30Coffee Break Atrium 1st floor, Rowe building
15:30-16:30Fields Lecture (Stat) – Michael Newton, University of Wisconsin Potter Auditorium rm1028, Rowe building
16:30-16:45Break Atrium 1st floor, Rowe building
16:45-17:30Contributed Talks Rooms 1011, 1014, 1016, 1020 Rowe building
19:00-21:00Banquet and Awards The Westin Nova Scotian hotel, 1181 Hollis Street, Halifax
Sunday, 27 October 2019
TimeEventLocation
AARMS Session on Hopf Algebras and Tensor CategoriesRowe building
08:30-10:00A. Introductory Overview Talks Room 1020 Rowe building
10:00-10:30Coffee Break Atrium 1st floor, Rowe building
10:30-12:30B. Research Talks Room 1020 Rowe building

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Programming Contest –
2019 Atlantic Canadian Preliminary Contest

The 2019 Atlantic Canadian Preliminary Contest is an official qualifying contest for the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest.

All teams must be registered for the contest at the Official Contest ACM ICPC Site, and the coach(es) and all team members must be registered for the conference.

For information about the contest time and location, please check the conference program.

Computing Environment

Each team will be provided with one Linux workstation running Ubuntu Linux. The following are some details about software provided:

All compilers are updated to relatively new versions, but at this moment we cannot guarantee that the exact versions are used in the judging environment, so the exact versions are not listed.

Some Useful Contest Info

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Math Contest

For information about the math contest time and location, please check the conference program.

Accommodations

A block of rooms is held at each of the hotels below. Please use the contact information below to receive the special conference rate. You need to mention that you are attending the "Science Atlantic Conference".